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Sorcery is the most important form of magic among the orcs, since their divinities do not provide RuneSpells.
As a result, sorcery is universally regarded as evil by the rest of the population in Griffin Island.
Time needed to cast a sorcery spell is equal to the user's DEX SR, plus 1 per MP.
www.msu.edu /user/moulinfr/Sorcery.html   (4574 words)

Sorcery is, literally, divination by casting lots (from the Latin sortiarius, one who casts lots).
Sorcery is also often identified with witchcraft and fl magic, both of which involve getting power from association with evil spirits or Satan.
Sorcery is often associated with using magic potions and casting spells.
www.skepdic.com /sorcery.html   (104 words)

  Papua New Guinea - Sorcery
This form of sorcery since it includes violent assault, can be dealt with directly by law; and it is many years since a case has occurred.
Sorcery is a myth, and therefore it cannot logically be punished as a crime.
For the pretence of practising sorcery inevitably involves the practitioner in an attempt to obtain money (or property, or services) under false pretences, the use of threats or intimidation, plotting to disturb the peace, or incitement either to violence or to some other unlawful action.
www.janesoceania.com /png_sorcery/index.htm   (4110 words)

Sorcery is, literally, divination by casting lots (from the Latin sortiarius, one who casts lots).
Sorcery is also often identified with witchcraft and fl magic, both of which involve getting power from association with evil spirits or Satan.
Sorcery is often associated with using magic potions and casting spells.
skepdic.com /sorcery.html   (104 words)

 CANA - Harry Potter, Sorcery, and Fantasy
Sorcery is nothing less than the attempt to replace God, since it is one’s will that is primary in practicing sorcery.
Sorcery is not a matter of mechanical actions or pretense at power, but is based on underlying occult principles and spirituality.
Magic, also known as sorcery, can be defined as casting spells using a special formula of words or actions to gain control and also as a technique for manipulating supernatural forces to attain certain ends through contact with spirits and psychic realms.
cana.userworld.com /cana_harrypotter.html   (5966 words)

 The Estate of Sorcery   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Sorcery refers to the practice or result of using charms, spells, or rituals to attempt to produce supernatural effects or control events in nature through the control of spirits.
Sorcery, like science, can be thought of as being composed of two parts: the theory, and the application.
Note that this sort of sorcery is entirely different from things that are inherrently magical: for instance certain kinds of faeries, animals, etc. The secondary domain of sorcery is concerned with the human practice thereof, and is thus powerless over innately magical beings or objects.
home.comcast.net /~dkoulomzin/windyroad/sorcery.html   (550 words)

 disinformation | sorcery   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Sorcery: the systematic cultivation of enhanced consciousness or non-ordinary awareness & its deployment in the world of deeds & objects to bring about desired results.
Sorcery works at creating around itself a psychic/physical space or opening into a space of untrammeled expression--the metamorphosis of quotidian place into angelic sphere.
Sorcery violates laws which seek to chain this flow--priests, kings, hierophants, mystics, scientists & shopkeepers all brand the sorcerer enemy for threatening the power of their charade, the tensile strength of their illusory web.
www.disinfo.com /archive/pages/article/id762/pg1   (457 words)

Sorcery is based on psyche, so your attack is only as strong as your mind is. Also, since there is no underlying current in the universe that you're pulling off of, it’s weak against real powers.
To get basic sorcery, you must have a teacher who is a higher psyche, and is experienced (so no teaching the group one session after you get it).
With advanced sorcery, you can get 10 more spells, and the power of each spell is increased by 10 points.
gooberfeesh.tripod.com /sorcery.html   (362 words)

 The Subtle Sin of Sorcery
Sorcery is a term loosely encompassing a number of activities that are forbidden in the Bible.
In Deuteronomy 18:10-12, many of the practices associated with sorcery are named for us: "Let no one be found among you…who practices divination or sorcery, interprets omens, engages in witchcraft, or casts spells, or who is a medium or spiritist or who consults the dead.
While we also must hate the sin of sorcery in all its forms, we must remember to love the sorcerers and never stop praying for their deliverance.
www.churchisraelforum.com /the_subtle_sin_of_sorcery.htm   (1385 words)

 Combating Witch-craft & Sorcery
It is the cultural milieu that enables the belief in witchcraft and sorcery to thrive.
It was soon realised behind the accusations of witchcraft and sorcery and the like there exist hatred, jealousy, illicit relationships, love affairs, mental diseases, mentality of persecution, greed, ignorance, family feuds and machinations to have hold on others.
The fear of witchcraft and sorcery is being perpetuated by the vested interests, to maintain their hold over the illiterate, ignorant, faith intoxicated gullible masses.
www.positiveatheism.org /india/s1990b11.htm   (1820 words)

 Sandy Petersen's Sorcery Rules
Most priests cannot learn sorcery, often because it is considered sinful by their deity, but also because the nature of their philosophy and devotion renders the priest unable to alter his mindset in the necessary manner.
Few elves can learn sorcery, as their minds and souls are not keyed into seeing the universe as natural resources to be manipulated by principles of immutable law.
Sorcery requires an impersonal view of the universe and Aldrya is more than just a distraction — she makes the sorcerer's viewpoint an impossibility.
users.tkk.fi /~vberghol/rq/sorcery.html   (10825 words)

 Weekender page   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In Papua New Guinea, sorcery haunts almost everyone, from the powerful elite in Waigani to the hamlets in the remote areas of the country.
Sorcery involves supernatural powers and while the physical world cannot deliberate on that which is done in secrecy, it will continue to hunt and haunt many Papua New Guineans.
Like sorcery, cargo-cult is a developmental issue which also involves supernatural powers to the extreme of brainwashing people.
www.thenational.com.pg /1118/w4.htm   (816 words)

Connecting to one of Sorcery.Net's many servers always makes you feel like someone just handed you a warm plate of freshly baked snickerdoodle cookies.
If my memory serves me right, after doing time in #help and #sorcery, I first oper’d up on in the summer of 2001.
It was rather obvious then that I lacked knowledge of the technical side of things-- I remember scrawling the correct syntaxes for OperServ functions on Post-Its stuck to my monitor.
www.sorcery.net   (493 words)

 PenDragon Pass Sorcery   (Site not responding. Last check: )
To cast a sorcery spell, the adventurer makes an opposed roll of his Sorcery skill versus the number of magic points of the spell.
He may earn a check for Sorcery regardless of whether or not the spell overcomes the target.
If he increases his Duration skill, he could cast a Duration 3 spell, but would have to reduce one of the other manipulations, since he is limited by his Sorcery skill to a total of 10 points per spell.
www.pensee.com /dunham/pdp/sorcery.html   (576 words)

 Sorcery | Source Mage GNU/Linux
Sorcery is a set of scripts design to manage all aspects of sorcery Spells.
I hit control-c during the middle of a sorcery upgrade.
The sorcery upgrade had deleted a bunch of sorcery files.
www.sourcemage.org /SorceryFAQ   (515 words)

 Turning the Sorcery Knob
There are many effects that we are willing to do as both instants and sorceries, and in most cases you can see that we “charge more” for an effect if we do it as an instant.
AEther Snap was changed from an instant to a sorcery (and its mana cost increased) because it was too devastating of a hoser against the block's major mechanics.
The next time you play a sorcery and wish to yourself, "I wish this was an instant," chances are that it was at some point.
www.wizards.com /default.asp?x=mtgcom/daily/af11   (887 words)

 Museum of Witchcraft
To date little information has been available in English about Icelandic witchcraft and sorcery though interest in all aspects of the European witchcraze has increased.
Multimedia guide to Icelandic sorcery is now available in english on CD-ROM.
Included is music by Hilmar Örn Hilmarsson, composed specifically for The Museum of Icelandic Sorcery and Witchcraft.
www.vestfirdir.is /galdrasyning/english.php   (229 words)

After the discussion of sorcery on the Shamanism board, I now have three definitions of sorcery in my head, and will try to keep clear on which definition others are using.
2—In Heathern/Asatru usage, sorcery covers all sorts of nonordinary work, including what I generally think of as shamanism (exploration of spirit worlds, working with spirit allies, etc.) and also practices that are particular to the Northern Way, such as rune-work.
People who follow definitions 2 and 3 consider harmful sorcery against another person to be acceptable under some circumstances, such as self-defense, as opposed to a lot of modern shamanists, who consider shamanic attack unethical even when protecting self or others from an attacker.
www.beliefnet.com /boards/message_list.asp?pageID=2&discussionID=491705&messages_per_page=4   (707 words)

 Sorcery PDA (ARM) on PocketGear.com   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Sorcery is a new turn-based role playing adventure game based on Wizards of the Coast, Inc. d20 system and D&D rule sets.
NOTE: You are purchasing Sorcery PDA Mod1 (kernel) that is required to play the expansion modules.
In Sorcery four actions should be common practice, and
www.pocketgear.com /software_detail.asp?id=8520   (502 words)

 Sorcery - LoveToKnow 1911
SORCERY, magic, enchantment, witchcraft; the use of supposed supernatural powers by the agency of evil spirits called forth by spells, incantations, andc., on the part of the magician, sorcerer or witch.
The word meant originally divination by means of the casting or drawing of lots, and is derived from the O. Fr.
This page was last modified 06:57, 29 Aug 2006.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /Sorcery   (74 words)

 Sorcery - Moviefone
Magic and sorcery are the influencing of events, objects, people and physical phenomena by...
Sorcery Net has a wide variety of channels, from general chat to role playing games.
Sorcery - Filmography, Biography, News, Photos, Birth date, Relationships, Sorcery Film Clips, and Fun Facts on Moviefone.
movies.aol.com /celebrity/sorcery/66916/main   (81 words)

 USPSYCHIC.COM | Sorcery | Spells Cast By Authentic Sorceress | Spell casting
Londa Marks has also carefully compiled The Complete Sorcery Spell Release Kit to include miraculous ancient relics blessed by monks and a blend of old world potent magick ingredients to achieve miraculous results.
Miraculous tales were told of the power of relics of the saints to work miracles, not only to heal the sick, but for purposes like swaying the outcome of a battle.
All ingredients are included that you will need for you to put your touch on your miraculous Sorcery and release your Sorcery wishes into your atmosphere.
www.uspsychic.com /sorcery.htm   (2854 words)

 Witchcraft and Sorcery
We are told in Revelation 21:8 that sorcerers shall have their part in the "lake which burneth with fire and brimstone." The original Greek word for sorcerer is pharmakeus which means "an enchanter with drugs." This, in turn, comes from the word pharmakeia from which we get our modern English word pharmacy.
The word in its original Greek means the occult, sorcery, witchcraft, illicit pharmaceuticals, trance, and magical incantation with drugs.
It does not matter what you call it, witchcraft, sorcery, necromancy, tarot reading, horoscopes, ouija boards or any one of a hundred other names, witchcraft is rebellion and therefore is a sin against God.
www.intothelight.org /witchcraft-sorcery.asp   (2105 words)

 Sorcery of the Sun: Salem, Massachusetts
Join the Salem Witches and other magical traditions for the first harvest as we cast a spell of summer over the city of Salem, honoring the power of light and the wonder of the faeries who walk among us.
Explore this magical time of the year, rich with fantasy and mystical lore.
To ask a question about Sorcery of the Sun, Salem’s summer Festival, click to email Sandra Mariah Power or Christian Day.
www.sorceryofthesun.com   (412 words)

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